Director General for Economic Development

David Kennedy

David Kennedy

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Biography

David Kennedy was appointed as the UK Department for International Development’s first Director General for Economic Development in June this year. He has worked on development finance, strategy and investment at the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, he was most recently Chief Executive of the Committee on Climate Change, an independent advisory body to the UK Government and Devolved Administrations. He has a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics.

Director General for Economic Development